Regional Library Board
72 municipalities. comprised of 3 cities, 10 towns, 32 villages and 27 rural municipalities participate in the Lakeland Library Region system providing free library service to their residents.
Each of these municipalities appoints one representative to the Regional Board. Lloydminster appoints two 2 and North Battleford appoints 3 because of their larger populations.
The Regional Board meets twice a year to establish the policies and bylaws that govern the operation of the Region. At the semi-annual meeting in the Fall, the budget is approved and the municipal grants are set. At the annual general meeting in the spring, the Chairperson and Executive Committee members are elected.
The Executive Committee consists of members of the Regional Board elected at the Annual Meeting. It meets regularly and deals with the day-to-day business of the Regional Board and the operation of the Region. The Executive Committee consists of the following members:
Leslie Clark, R.M. of Parkdale #498, (Chair)
Bonnie Deuel, R.M. of Medstead #497
Kendra Poitras, Village of Maymont
Robert Gust, Town of Radisson
Dennis Taylor, Town of Hafford, (Vice-Chair)
Thomas Harrison, City of Meadow Lake
Leo Aguinaldo, City of Lloydminster
Dwayne Hoffus, City of Lloydminster
Karen Richardson, City of North Battleford
Len Taylor, City of North Battleford
Darryl Arnold, City of North Battleford
Gordon Yarde, Member at Large
Local Library Boards
Each branch library has a board made up of regional board members from each municipality using the branch library, as well as interested people selected by the local municipal councils.
Each local library board is responsible for:
- providing and maintaining the branch library facility with their municipality
- setting policies affecting the branch library such as hours of opening, programming, and publicity
- the general development of library service in that area
Lakeland Library Region Bylaws